Building for the Future
On February 19, 2010, Vertical Screen, Inc. broke ground on a new headquarters building designed to be Bucks County’s ﬁrst new construction project to achieve LEED Platinum certiﬁcation, the highest achievable level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) sustainability rating system. The building will be erected on the corners of Veterans Drive and Johnsville Boulevard at the former Naval Air Warfare Center, Warminster, PA. The land site is in a Keystone Opportunity Zone.
Citigroup is ﬁnancing Vertical Screen’s project. Vertical Screen also received $2.25 million from Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development’s Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority and $1 million from Bucks County Economic Development Corporation.
Vertical Screen is a family of applicant screening companies founded in 1989 that includes Business Information Group (BIG), which focuses on ﬁnancial services ﬁrms; Certiphi Screening, which serves the healthcare community; and Truescreen, which serves the general business sector. The company is currently in Southampton, Bucks County, PA. The new headquarters project will retain more than 150 existing jobs and create more than 100 new jobs over the next several years.
Source: Vertical Screen